UW Radiology

Women in Radiology

Our Mission

As part of the department of radiology’s commitment to an inclusive and equitable environment for all, the UW Women in Radiology group promotes an enriching community of support, solidarity and mentoring to female residents, fellows, faculty and staff. We actively work toward a departmental culture supportive of the personal and professional growth of women radiologists.

Goals and Vision

Providing an inclusive space to share and learn from experiences as well as expand networks, is just one of the many goals of this group. We aim to foster and maintain encouragement and camaraderie through a supportive environment for women in the department, and to help narrow the gender gap that exists in radiology across the U.S.

Events are held throughout the year including a mentoring panel event co-hosted with the Washington State Radiological Society, invited speakers, happy hour gatherings after work, and book clubs. Our group is open to residents, fellows, and faculty members. Any interested undergraduate and medical students are also welcome. We also strive to support diversity in our field, including underrepresented minorities in radiology.

Past Events

  • Fifteen members of the Women in Radiology club poses for a group photo. They wear business casual attire and are smiling.
    March 2024: Spring Mentoring Event


Women in Focus Spotlight

Anisha Banda, M.D., M.S., Integrated Interventional Radiology Resident

What are you inspired by?

I am most inspired by people that are kind, calm and thoughtful even when things get tough. I am lucky to have that in my parents and close friends.

What are your hobbies?

In the summers, I love to go hiking, stand up paddleboarding, and to go to concerts. In the winters, I like skiing, baking cookies and catching up with my friends. Year round, I like to indulge in a good cup of coffee, a big bag of chips and a good TV show!

What do you like most about radiology?

I love radiology, both diagnostic and interventional! I think with IR you can be really creative, and problem solve, and think about in-flows, out-flows and how to best approach the pathology. I also love that diagnostic radiology allows you to understand the body in many ways. It's also great being with friends in the reading room!